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Commissioner Piebalgs attends the Informal Development Council in Florence (Italy) - photo © ANSA
Commissioner Piebalgs attends the Informal Development Council in Florence (Italy)

15/07/2014

EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will take part in the Informal Development Council being held today in Florence.

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Central African Republic: EU launches its first multi-donor trust fund - photo © ANSA
Central African Republic: EU launches its first multi-donor trust fund

14/07/2014

The EU is about to launch its first ever multi-donor development trust fund, in support of the Central African Republic (CAR). With an initial amount of €64 million the fund creates an effective and coordinated international instrument to help the population of the country and contribute to its stabilisation.

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High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development
High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development

11/07/2014

At the closure of the United Nations High-level Political Forum on Sustainable Development (HLPF), held at UN Headquarters in New York from 30 June to 9 July 2014, Andris Piebalgs, Commissioner for Development, and Janez Potočnik, Commissioner for the Environment, welcomed its conclusions. 

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Commissioner Piebalgs promotes food security and nutrition in developing countries at an event in Rome

03/07/2014

EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, will today participate in an event to promote global food and nutrition security and increase resilience for rural poor people. 

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EU announces significant new funding for education
EU announces significant new funding for education

27/06/2014

New funding to support education in developing countries over the next seven years, through the Global Partnership for Education, (or GPE), was today announced by European Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs.

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World Refugee Day: time for solidarity
World Refugee Day: time for solidarity

20/06/2014

Commissioners Andris Piebalgs (Development), Kristalina Georgieva (International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response),  and Cecilia Malmström (Home Affairs) have published a joint statement on the increasing number of refugees and displaced people around the world.

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Joint declaration of ACP-EU countries on the development agenda beyond 2015
Joint declaration of ACP-EU countries on the development agenda beyond 2015

20/06/2014

Today the Joint Council of Ministers of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) and EU countries agreed on a joint declaration for a global development agenda for the time after 2015, once the current Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) reach their target date.

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Commissioner Piebalgs signs in Kenya 16 National Indicative Programmes with ACP countries

19/06/2014

EU Commissioner for Development, Andris Piebalgs, and Ministers from 16 ACP (African, Caribbean and Pacific) countries will co-sign today and tomorrow the first National Indicative Programmes under the 11th European Development Fund for the period 2014-2020 in Nairobi (Kenya).

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EU says "Don’t Look Away" to minors' exploitation in Brazil

12/06/2014

A new campaign designed to raise awareness of the sexual exploitation of minors in Brazil during the World Cup was today launched by the EU.

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Commissioner Piebalgs in Madagascar to resume EU development cooperation

10/06/2014

EU Development Commissioner, Andris Piebalgs, will visit Madagascar on June 11-13 to confirm the resumption of development cooperation with the country and launch the discussions on the programming of EU funding for the period 2014-2020. 

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